Women United for Economic Empowerment, Inc. (WUEE) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) dedicated to women’s rights and development. Our goal is to empower underprivileged women and children by providing them with tools and skills to promote economic stability and self-sufficiency.
OUR CORE VALUES
Respect for one another
OUR THEMATIC AREAS
Women’s Economic Empowerment
Improved Health Conditions
MRS. INIOBONG FRANK, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Iniobong received a Bachelor of Science in Sociology/Anthropology from the University of Uyo, and a Master of Science in Management from the University of Calabar. She worked for the Public Affairs Department of ExxonMobil, Nigeria for 5 years, after which she resigned to become the pioneer Executive Director of Women United for Economic Empowerment, Inc. (WUEE) due to her interest in developing women in Akwa Ibom State and all over Nigeria. Iniobong has been instrumental to the growth and success of WUEE, having led the organization for the past ten years.
Iniobong has earned several awards and designations over the years, in addition to holding several leadership positions. Notably, last year she was named the National Coordinator of Girls Not Brides –Nigeria. Girls Not Brides is a global partnership of non-governmental organizations committed to ending child marriage and enabling girls to fulfill their potential.
Select Awards & Designations:
- National Awards for Selfless Services in Nigeria (NASSEN) 2005
- Fellow 2006 – African Leadership Program – Otta –Ogun State
- Fellow 2006 – MASHVA – Golda Meir Mount Carmel Training Center (MCTC) –Israel
- Fellow 2010 – Center for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA) – USA
- Fellow 2011 – Center for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA) – USA
- Fellow 2013 – Cohort H, US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Health Professional Fellowship Program